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Adware.LizardBar

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:44 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Winhlp32.dll Winhlp32.dll.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Adware.LizardBar is a Browser Helper Object that performs the following actions:
  1. May create the following files:
    • %System%\Winhlp32.dll
    • %System%\Winhlp32.dll.exe

  2. Attempts to create the registry keys:

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{029BB53A-C312-4B09-9B4F-ED57AF027B28}

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{029BB53A-C312-4B09-9B4F-ED57AF027B28}

  3. Redirects the Internet Explorer search requests.

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